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. >>> sandy recovery operations in the area are winding down this morning thankfully a lot of people have their power back now. dominion virginia is reporting less than 10,000 customers out in the washington area. >> and bge is close to restoring power to all of the d.c. regional customers. dominion has ten customers without power, just ten -- 9news now reporter kristin fisher is at national harbor where some of those power crews are mobilizing this morning to head north and help folks who still are in the dark. good morning to you kristin. >> reporter: good morning, well, we're talking about 1500 skilled technicians from dominion virginia power. and right now they're catching up on some much-needed sleep. but in just a few short hours they're going to be rolling out of here in a caravan of about 50 trucks and their final destination, new jersey. one of the hardest hit areas from hurricane sandy. now that's where 1.7 million people are still without power. that number is down by about a million so power crews are making progress but not fast enough. yesterday governor chris christie said
pelley. >> pelley: good evening. 110. that's the new death toll from hurricane sandy, and it's not likely to stop there. bodies are being found today in homes as rescue workers reach into the hardest-hit areas. the pictures that struck us today were of justice one family in staten island, new york. 14-year-old kate at her grandparent's house. her mother, julie, trying to pull something recognizable from the rubble. and sheila and dominick trayna holding on to their memories and contemplating the future. the insurance industry estimates economic losses from the storm at $50 billion. second only to hurricane katrina. more than three million homes and businesses are still without power as the nights grow colder. in parts of new york and new jersey, there's high anxiety as the gas gauge drops to empty and the lines go on for hours. this evening, new york city's mayor reversed himself and canceled sunday's new york city marathon. his hand forced by withering criticism. >> they got generators over there to keep the runners warm. we need the help! >> pelley: the starting line for the race was to
one of new york city's neighborhoods hardest hit by hurricane sandy. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 16, 2012. >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm duarte geraldino. this morning israel offered to temporary stop its offensive at the gaza strip with rocket fire. israel said it would hold fire during the egyptian prime minister visit as long as hamas held its fire. the president isisiting to show solidarity with hamas. shortly after the prime minister militants fired rockets into israel. violence between israelis and palestinians intensified this week with both sides firing rockets across the border with israel. the israeli military kept up its offensive overnight and into the morning. an air strike hit the ministry building. israel struck at suspected hamas sites. palestinian health officials said 19 people have been killed in gaza since the israeli offensive began. the conflict could escalate even further israeli troops and tanks amassed at the border. >> i hope had a mazz and other terrorist organizations in gaza got the message. if not israel is prepare
in the battered northeast. now almost two full weeks after the enormous storm sandy and life isn't easy for many that escaped the worse of sandy's wrath. gasoline is hard to come by. mark strassman is at a gas station here in manhattan with the latest. good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning. there's a line of cars that goes back four blocks at this midtown monument gas station, waiting for the chance to fill up on day two of gas rationing throughout new york city on long island and at a dozen new jersey counties. drivers buy gas on days that cars have the odd or even last nunl on number on their license plate. saturday is even sunday is odd. the goal of the city's 800 gas stations avoid long lines and short tempers. good luck. >> people are mad. when i tell them there's a line they are mad. when they get up here they are mad. somebody waits two hours they don't want to get out of line because their license job is wrong. >> reporter: two weeks after the storm frustrations mounting all over. in ocean side, new york thousands of people without power are angry and demanding
be a terrible idea. >> a natural disaster just seen sandy come through mt. middle of the -- in the middle of the night. a high demand. a fire in an area of the city that border area of the city. such as east of the river. and the medics that ride the fire engines are tied up on the fire ground. they're not able to provide advanced life support. >> we also have seven ems supervisor who is don't put out -- visors who don't put out fires. in addition to that our firefighter emts are capable of providing you know, some basic life supports as well. >> reporter: fire officials say they get a total of between 40 and 60 medic calls between those hours 1:00 and 7:00 in the morning city wide. that is far fewer than they get during the rest of the day. and the chief says changing the shifts for those medic units will mean that there are more of them available on the streets when they are really needed. but the city council has to review this and the fire chief says if it doesn't work he'll change it, back to you. >> you can imagine why there are concerns. >>> the new express lanes on the virginia si
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of those neighborhoods hardest hit by super storm sandy. he thanked the first time responders that accounted for nearly half of new york's casualties. >> i'm proud of you, new york. you guys are tough, you bounce back just as america always bounces back. the same is going to be true this time out. >> new york's governor plans to request some $30 billion in federal aid to help with the rebuild. fema currently only has about $8 billion available, but they intend to ask congress for more. in the meantime closer to home, plans to rebuild the ocean city board walk should be finished right on schedule. that's despite hurricane sandy. they tell the daily times of southbury that the project only lost two days because of the storm. the rebuilding is expected to be done in april. the progress involves rebuilding board walk and 15th street. >>> took a little walk outside today, refreshing, a little cool, but refreshing. >> it wasn't windy. >> no. >> temporary. >> yeah, i like that. >> you know i just did a graph, i love graphs as you know. >> does this involve snow? >> no, not yet. but w
on recovery efforts in an area that took one of the hardest hits from have storm -- from superstorm sandy. >>> here's who's celebrating a birthday today. the first reality tv judge joseph wapner is 93. he won seven emmys. actor ed asner is 83. you new him from law and order actor sam watterton -- waterston is 72. k. eubanks is 55. j.l. miller is 40. s. woodley turns 21. if it's your birthday today, have a good birthday. we'll be right back. >>> hello. welcome back to 9news now. it's 5:45 the we're closer to the weekend but not close enough and we're not warming up too much either. >> a little bit. looks like it will be mainly dry. i think it will be mainly dry around here and most ever the region through -- of the region through thanksgiving eve. >> we have a huge game on saturday. the navy game. a lot of the cub scouts are going. we'll take a tour of the campus. >> i think it's going to be mid- 50s for you. >> sunday the skins are home. >> a few more clouds and low 50s for that. that's better than we were thinking a few days ago when we thought it might be rainy and raw. the bus stop for
. >>> plans to rebuild the ocean city boardwalk should be finished on schedule despite hurricane sandy. the city's engineer tells the daily times officialeses bury the project lost only two days because of the storm. they're rebuilding between north division and 15th street will be finished in april. >>> it's just about two months away from part of the military is now focused on the presidential inauguration that will be here before you know it. >> hundreds of people are coming to town the coordinate the -- to coordinate the ceremony and the parade and as peggy fox reports from arlington -- >> reporter: what does it take to plan an event for two million guests? reinforcements. more than 200 people who serve in every branch of the military around the world are coming in to help plan the 57th presidential inauguration. >> this is great. this is a neat opportunity to work with a lot of different agencies that help pull this all off. it's a huge monumental undertaking. so it's a very interesting to me to be part of that. >> reporter: they were treated to a concert by the u.s. army's own an
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